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Old 03-12-2021, 07:51 AM   #1
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Trivia 3/12

trivia 3/12
DID YOU KNOW ...
At least one of the colors of the Olympic flag appears on all the national
flags.


1. Of the other Apostles, who was Peter's brother ?
a. - John
b. - Andrew
c. - Thomas
d. - Mathew
2. Who had a record making fun of "Short People" ?
3. What would your profession be if you were a member of an organization
known as "The Ninety-Nines"?
a. - Lawyer
b. - Journalist
c. - Surgeon
d. - Pilot
4. How many times do followers of Islam pray each day?
5. Name That tune...
"She would never say where she came from
Yesterday don't matter if it's gone
While the sun is bright
Or in the darkest night
No one knows, she comes and goes"
6. In Stevenson's "Treasure Island" (1883), Long John Silver says to Jim,
"The scuttlebutt among the crew is that, um, we're sailing for buried
treasure ... and, uh, someone on board has a map." What is the meaning of
"scuttlebutt"?
(Hint; There are two that are acceptable ...)
7. What name is applied to iconic blue and white pottery from the
Netherlands?
8. What is the formal term for not having a Will when you die ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The tea bag was an accidental invention.
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1. - b
2. Randy Newman
3. - d
4. - 5
5. "Ruby Tuesday" - Stones
6. Rumor or Gossip and Shipboard Drinking fountain
7. Delftware
8. Intestate

TRUTH !!
In 1908, New York tea merchant Thomas Sullivan sent samples of tea leaves to
some of his customers in small silken bags. Many of the recipients assumed
that the bags were supposed to be used in the same way as the metal
infusers. So, they put the entire bag into the teapot, rather than emptying
out its contents.

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